January 11, 2018, 6:30 pm, Houston-Leipzig Presents: James Kearney, Texas Author on “Die Lateiner am Possum Creek: A Texas Story”. To Be Announced.
The German American Chambers of Commerce will have a breakfast networking event on January 12, 2018 from 8:30 am – 9:30 am.
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Houston-Tampico Sister City Association, our fellow Sister City association:
You are cordially invited to the presentation of the first historical photographic calendar on the oil industry in Mexico. We will make the presentation during Houston City Council to the Mayor of the city, led by Mexico’s Consul General Oscar Rodriguez:
Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Time: 9:30 in the morning
Place: Houston City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston 77002
There is metered parking on the streets. Or you can park underneath Tranquility Park (flat rate). Please arrive early because we are at the beginning of City Council agenda.
For lovers of German vocal music!
On Saturday, January 20, 2018, the Houston Saengerbund will present its 3rd Annual German Vocal Competition, The Saengerbund Awards. The final concert is a Liederabend featuring eight national finalists who will compete for $7500 in prize money. Each performer will perform two German selections from opera, operetta, Lieder, or folk songs. The judging panel will rank the finalists, and the cash prizes will be awarded at the conclusion of the evening. There is also an opportunity for the audience to participate by voting for the Audience Favorite Award.
This year’s final judging panel includes professional singers and musicians from Houston Grand Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, Opera in the Heights, and the University of Houston. Former winners of the Saengerbund Awards have gone on to important engagements at Houston Grand Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Minnesota Opera, and the Seattle Opera, as well as appearances with the Dallas Symphony, the Minneapolis Symphony and the Quasthoff Vocal Awards in Heidelberg, Germany.
The event is free to the public and will include a reception following the competition. The Saengerbund Awards will commence at 7:30 pm at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1311 Holman, Houston, TX, 77004.
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